Monday, December 5, 2016

BacterioFiles 279 - Hijacker Heightened Hyphal Heterogeneity

Spore-forming fungus
This episode: Fungi control their cell's growth and division with a protein from a virus, unlike all other kinds of eukaryote!
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Show notes:
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Journal Paper:
Medina EM, Turner JJ, Gordân R, Skotheim JM, Buchler NE. 2016. Punctuated evolution and transitional hybrid network in an ancestral cell cycle of fungi. eLife 5:e09492.

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